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What can conures eat list?

Conures enjoy a range of foods, including pellets, commercial birdseed, fruits and vegetables and occasional treats.

  • Pellets should make up 80-85% of your conure’s diet.
  • Feed your conure dark, leafy greens, squash, berries, melons and other brightly colored fruits and vegetables.
  • Offer birdseed as an occasional treat.

What is bad for conures to eat?

Do not feed birds avocado, fruit seeds, chocolate, caffeine or alcohol as these can cause serious medical conditions. Avoid sugar and high fat treats.

How long does a mitred conure live?

Scientific Facts

Common Name: Mitred conure, red-headed conure
Scientific Name: Psittacara mitratus
Life Span: 20-30 years (in captivity)
Size: 13-15 inches long
Habitat: Grassy hills, mountainous woodlands, and Andean cloud forests

What fruits and veggies can conures eat?

It is important to include a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables in your bird’s diet. Some healthy fruits include apples, grapes, bananas and melons. Vegetables such as carrots, broccoli, peas, collard greens, greenbeans and kidney, pinto and black beans also make great conure food.

How much should a conure eat a day?

Typically, you should give your conure three tablespoons of pellet food each day, supplemented with a smaller portion of fruits, vegetables, seeds, grains, and nuts.

What food kills parrots?

Toxic foods and foods to avoid giving parrots

  • Alcohol.
  • Avocado.
  • Cassava (tapioca)
  • Dairy products.
  • Meat.
  • Chocolate or cocoa.
  • Peanuts.
  • Fruit seeds and pits.

What can conures drink?

Provide fresh drinking water daily and feed your conure primarily with an organic or all natural pellet food mix, supplementing fresh produce, seeds, nuts, and grains. Be careful to avoid feeding your conure any toxic foods like avocado, cocoa, or onions.

Can conures have popcorn?

Can Parrots Eat Popped Popcorn? Absolutely! While you can’t flavor their popcorn like many people do, there’s no reason that your parrot can’t eat plain popcorn. This means it can’t have any sweeteners, butter, salt, and other sprinkled-on flavors.

What should I do with my mitred conure?

Mitred conures are athletic birds that should also have a play area or gym stand outside its cage. These birds love to bathe and can be showered with a spray bottle or under a sink sprayer regularly. All conures are flock-oriented birds.

What’s the difference between a cherry headed conure and a mitred?

It can be difficult to distinguish it from its close relative, the cherry-headed conure. The main difference between them is that the mitred is missing the bright red spot on the bend of the wing. A mitred conure needs a substantially-sized cage with at least a 24-inch square footprint and 36 inches in height at the minimum.

Where does the mitred conure live in South America?

The mitred conure is native to the South American Andes Mountain region including north-central Peru, Bolivia, and northwestern Argentina. It typically inhabits high-altitude forests located 3,000 to 11,000 feet above sea level.

How big does a mitred conure parrot get?

The Mitred Conure’s beak and feet are horn colored. A noticeable distinction is the thin white rings around their eyes. The average length of a Mitred Conure is 13-15 in (33-38.1 cm) and they weigh-in at just about 7 oz (198 g).